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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Assessment of knowledge on Ill-effects of alcoholism among alcoholic who attend the de-addiction clinics in IGGMGH.

Prof. Dr. Babay Rathinasabapathy

Keywords : Alcoholism, Ill- effects

Citation Information : Rathinasabapathy PD. Assessment of knowledge on Ill-effects of alcoholism among alcoholic who attend the de-addiction clinics in IGGMGH.. 2017; 10 (1):27-30.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-10-1-27

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objectives: To assess the knowledge on ill-effects of alcoholism among alcoholic. Method: The research design used for this study was Non experimental Descriptive research design. Results: The findings of the study stated that 8 (26.67%) had inadequate knowledge, 18(63.33%) moderate knowledge on ill effect of alcoholism and 4(10%) had adequate knowledge. Conclusion: Alcoholism is epidemic and moving towards the poorer and least educated in world wide. At present the incidence of alcoholism is steadily increased. Action must be taken to control the alcoholism. The Psychiatric Nurse must involve in teaching the hazards of alcoholism and about the problem faced by the alcoholic as well as the total family and society.


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